The Mad Rock Nation works HARD, right?! Well, not surprisingly, BOTH Texas & Oklahoma are included on a list of 2021’s hardest-working states in the U.S.
In general, Americans put in more hours at work than people in other countries do.
The average in the U.S. was 1,767 hours last year.
That’s about 35 hours a week if you take two weeks off a year, and it’s about 30% more than people in Germany, France, or the U.K.
But which states have the HARDEST workers?
Just in time for Labor Day, Wallet Hub just posted their annual rankings based on things like employment rates, hours worked, average commute, and how much free time people have in general.
According to the results, the hardest-working state this year is ALASKA.
It ranked second last year, but swapped places with North Dakota.
The ten hardest-working states in 2021 are:
New Mexico ranked last, followed by West Virginia, New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
What a bunch of slackers!